Skip to main content
Geosciences LibreTexts

6.2.9: Turbidites

  • Page ID
    4143
  • \( \newcommand{\vecs}[1]{\overset { \scriptstyle \rightharpoonup} {\mathbf{#1}} } \)

    \( \newcommand{\vecd}[1]{\overset{-\!-\!\rightharpoonup}{\vphantom{a}\smash {#1}}} \)

    \( \newcommand{\id}{\mathrm{id}}\) \( \newcommand{\Span}{\mathrm{span}}\)

    ( \newcommand{\kernel}{\mathrm{null}\,}\) \( \newcommand{\range}{\mathrm{range}\,}\)

    \( \newcommand{\RealPart}{\mathrm{Re}}\) \( \newcommand{\ImaginaryPart}{\mathrm{Im}}\)

    \( \newcommand{\Argument}{\mathrm{Arg}}\) \( \newcommand{\norm}[1]{\| #1 \|}\)

    \( \newcommand{\inner}[2]{\langle #1, #2 \rangle}\)

    \( \newcommand{\Span}{\mathrm{span}}\)

    \( \newcommand{\id}{\mathrm{id}}\)

    \( \newcommand{\Span}{\mathrm{span}}\)

    \( \newcommand{\kernel}{\mathrm{null}\,}\)

    \( \newcommand{\range}{\mathrm{range}\,}\)

    \( \newcommand{\RealPart}{\mathrm{Re}}\)

    \( \newcommand{\ImaginaryPart}{\mathrm{Im}}\)

    \( \newcommand{\Argument}{\mathrm{Arg}}\)

    \( \newcommand{\norm}[1]{\| #1 \|}\)

    \( \newcommand{\inner}[2]{\langle #1, #2 \rangle}\)

    \( \newcommand{\Span}{\mathrm{span}}\) \( \newcommand{\AA}{\unicode[.8,0]{x212B}}\)

    \( \newcommand{\vectorA}[1]{\vec{#1}}      % arrow\)

    \( \newcommand{\vectorAt}[1]{\vec{\text{#1}}}      % arrow\)

    \( \newcommand{\vectorB}[1]{\overset { \scriptstyle \rightharpoonup} {\mathbf{#1}} } \)

    \( \newcommand{\vectorC}[1]{\textbf{#1}} \)

    \( \newcommand{\vectorD}[1]{\overrightarrow{#1}} \)

    \( \newcommand{\vectorDt}[1]{\overrightarrow{\text{#1}}} \)

    \( \newcommand{\vectE}[1]{\overset{-\!-\!\rightharpoonup}{\vphantom{a}\smash{\mathbf {#1}}}} \)

    \( \newcommand{\vecs}[1]{\overset { \scriptstyle \rightharpoonup} {\mathbf{#1}} } \)

    \( \newcommand{\vecd}[1]{\overset{-\!-\!\rightharpoonup}{\vphantom{a}\smash {#1}}} \)

    Turbidites in the Cretaceous Pigeon Point Formation

    PebbleBouma.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\): Various Parts of the Bouma Sequence

    PebbleFlame.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{2}\): Thin Turbidites

    PebbleBurrowsFlames.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{3}\): Coarser Sediment Overlying Shale

    PebbleFlame2.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{4}\): Turbidites

    PebbleChannel.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{5}\): A small channel in a more proximal part of the turbidite fan

    PebbleLoadStructures.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{6}\): Granular sized sediment at the base of a turbidite

    PebbleChannels.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{7}\): Pebbles in the base of a turbidite

    PebbleLagMudClasts.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{8}\): Mud clasts and pebbles in the base of a turbidite


    Return to Sedimentary Structures

    Turbidites in the Cretaceous Great Valley Sequence

    SoleMarks.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{9}\): Sole Marks on the base of a turbidite

    SoleMarks2.jpg

    Figure \(\PageIndex{10}\): Sole Marks on the base of a turbidite


    Return to Sedimentary Structures


    This page titled 6.2.9: Turbidites is shared under a not declared license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Dawn Sumner.

    • Was this article helpful?